Ham Nation

Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks and Cheryl Lasik will cover the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters. If you have videos, send them to hamnationvideos@twit.tv.

Records live every Wednesday at 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET.

September 21, 2011
#18: Leo Works A 20-Meter Pile-Up

World Trade Center antennas, insurance for portable gear, DVOM vs. AVOM, remote calling, and more.

September 14, 2011
#17: Amateur Radio Newsline Joins Ham Nation

Buddy Holly trivia, history of Amateur Radio Newsline, tips to prevent RFI, and more.

September 7, 2011
#16: N7HPR And ARISSat-1

Elecraft's new toy, more about ARISSat-1, adding a regulator to George's DC power supply, and more.

August 31, 2011
#15: When All Else Fails

Irene response, AIRSSat-1, APRS tracking, and more.

August 24, 2011
#14: Leo Builds A Dipole

The gang shows Leo how to build a dipole, George builds a power supply, viewer questions, and more.

August 17, 2011
#13: Leo Laporte Makes Contact

W6TWT unveils his new setup and makes his first QSO, Shorty explains WIN System, George shows one of the most valuable things in ham radio, and more.

August 10, 2011
#12: Amateur Radio Television

Leo shows off his shiny new call sign, Don explains amateur radio television, George shows us the proper tools that every person needs, and more.